Nsanje District Commissioner Gift Rapozo has died.
Nsanje District Chief Administration Officer (CAO), Redgson Mkolombwe has confirmed the death.
“We can confirm the death of our DC Mr. Gift Abraham Rapozo. He was admitted at Blantyre Adventist Hospital where he has answered God’s call on Thursday morning,” he said.
Mkolombwe said Rapozo passed away after succumbing to bowel obstructions
“Mr Rapozo passed on around 4:00am at the hospital where he had been admitted for two weeks,” Mkolombwe said.
He said according to family members, the burial of the long serving District Commissioner will take place Saturday at HHI cemetery.
“The mourning place is Chileka where he had a house but burial will be at HHI on Saturday,” he added.
Gift Abraham Rapozo was born on November 6, 1969 and started working in government on March 1, 1993 as Assistant District Commissioner for Nsanje District.
Rapozo has worked for several districts in capacity as Assistant District Commissioner and District Commissioner.
Some of the districts where worked include Salima, Mwanza, Kasungu, Balaka and Luchenza Municipality.
He hailed from Lihiro village, Traditional Authority Nkalo, Chiradzulu district.
He is survived by two daughters and a wife.